Following on the success of the last four years Bonfire Night Events Projects on June 23rd, the Council is again organising and supporting a number of family friendly events throughout the City on the evening of Bonfire Night. The project is being managed by the Environment & Recreation Department, with the support of Community Wardens, [...]
Dog fouling in Cork is a problem. There isn’t a week that goes by, but this issue is raised with me. Recently I submitted a motion to Council to introduce a bye-law that would make it an offence, for anyone to be in control of a dog in a public place, without a dog litter [...]
Cork’s historic Mardyke is to be home to an iconic new amenity and tourism attraction. “The Mardyke Gardens” will include the gold medal winning garden at Chelsea Flower Show designed by Diarmuid Gavin, a restored historic Fountain and Pond dating from the Cork Exhibition of 1902, a Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Garden and a refurbished [...]
Cork City Council is to withdraw from the provision of waste collection services in the city from August 15th next and is transferring its operations to Country Clean Recycling Ltd. who will provide the service to existing Council customers. The decision was announced at a meeting of Cork City Council held last night by City [...]
Cork City Council will provide facilities for the acceptance of Christmas trees for recycling in Cork City. All Christmas trees that are collected will be composted at the Kinsale Road Landfill Site. Christmas trees may be deposited free of charge at any of the sites listed below from Tuesday, 4th January, 2011 to Monday, 31st January 2011.
At our City Council meeting this week, we received the following report from the City Manager on the Council’s response during the severe weather we experienced over the last number of weeks: “A Ard-Méara agus Comhairleoirí, At Council meeting on 20th December 2010, I updated Members on the City Council’s response to the ongoing severe weather at [...]
Cork City Council’s Roads Maintenance division carried out full salting runs for the last six nights on defined salting routes which prioritise main traffic routes, bus routes and other areas such as those adjacent to hospitals, universities and schools. Footpaths and bridges are also salted especially in the city centre in areas of greatest pedestrian [...]
I am constantly receiving enquiries from concerned individuals about the quality of the water in the Lough, following the outbreak there, in the summer of 2009. This week we received a report from the Director of the Environment department. City Council continues to monitor water quality at the Lough, taking daily readings from ten different [...]